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Burdock Seeds - Herbaceous Biennial
Arctium lappa


The dry root slices are also available in the shop, when stock is plentiful.


Life Cycle:  Biennial
Height:  4-6 ft
Max Width:  3 ft
USDA Zone:  3-10
Light:  Full Sun / Partial Sun
Harvest:  90-120 days

Burdock Seeds - Arctium lappa

    • Common Names = Burdock / Gobo / Greater Burdock / Cockle Button / Thorny Burr
    • Extremely hardy and low maintenance - grows anywhere from meadows to woods
    • Attracts bees and butterflies
    • Self-seeds freely; dead-head flowers to avoid accidental plants
    • Leaves can be used as a vegetable in salads
    • Roots are used in herbal remedies for digestion, flu symptoms, and cardio health
    • Rich in B-Vitamins, Iron , Zinc, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C and Magnesium
    • Topical application for scalp/hair treatment, acne, eczema and psoriasis
    • Fast-growing = harvest roots after 90 days before plant gets very difficult to dig up
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